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in demonstrations when they were shot. >> we were in a protest. the army shot at us with automatic weapons. the bullet hit me in the leg and broke a bone. >> there is growing international concern about syria's stockpile of chemical weapons. israel has said it would act if they felt there were falling into the wrong hands. today, the syrian foreign ministry said the weapons were safe but warned they could be used in the event of foreign intervention. >> any unconventional weapon would never be used against civilians or syrian people in this crisis. these weapons are meant to be used only in the evidence of external aggression against the syrian republic. >> several governments are putting in place contingency plans to evacuate their nationals. the fighting inside syria it shows no signs of abating. bbc news on the turkey-syria border. >> the subject of the chemical weapons, president obama had this message today for the syrian government. >> given the stockpiles of chemical weapons, we will continue to make it clear the world is watching and that they will be held accountable by the intern
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thank you. tavis: welcome back. our conversation with this icon, frank gehry. let us that we had a wonderful conversation. we talked about -- last night we had a wonderful conversation. we talked about his early life. his family life. if you did not get a chance to see it, go to our web site at pbs.org. i'm delighted to continue that conversation. when we finished last night, we were talking about bilbao. it is one thing to say what we say, what do you say. it seems to be that moment at which the world came to appreciate your gift. even here in los angeles. you had not been as regarded as you should have been until bilbao. what say you? >> should have been, i do not know. bilbao, i lucked out. i met a man who was the director. he was a genius in his own right. he had a vision for that building. it was a small competition. i insisted it be small. the longer they are, the more money you waste. we won it. based on a tiny model and a few sketches. it pretty much became the building. even though i did not know it when we won. i started all over again. slowly, i came back to that. at f
kingkiner joins us, a elementee schoolteacher. finally two positions at the forefront of research, neil shneider of columbia university and richard finkle. an once again my cohost is dr. eric kandel, noble lawyer yet, professor at columbia university and a howard hughes medical investigatorment i'm pleased to have all of them and as always we begin with eric kandel and a sense of what we hope to accomplish this evening. welcome. >> we're going to consider today amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy, two diseases that affect motor neuron os. and this is a tjs of the theme we've had for the last several programs. which are considered disors that affect the motor system. we began by considering park inson's disease and hunts ton's disease, two diseases that affect motor systems that are due to protein folding disorders. then we considered multiple sclerosis, which has a very different mechanism. it is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the mylin sheath. these two sets of disorders have different mechasms of action but they share in common the fact
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